tjreedy at udel.edu
Sun Nov 5 03:04:11 CET 2000
> Is there a python compiler somewhere??
Yes: the standard Python 'interpreter' compiles Python source code to
Python Virtual Machine PyCode before interpreting/executing it.
Yes: JPython/Jython compiles Python source code to Java Virtual Machine
JCode (name?) for execution by that 'machine'.
No: there have been efforts to translate Python to C for compilation to
native machine code but they have not yet been successful, that I know of,
for reasons discussed in many previous postings.
There are other answers, but I suspect that the above is the one you were
Terry J. Reedy
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